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ASTRON 1 ELEMENTARY ASTRONOMY 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): Math 139, Math 131 *or* Math 132C.
Recommended Preparation: A high school *or* college physical science course.
Methods of investigation used by astronomers. Positional and practical astronomy, dynamical astronomy and modern astro-physics. Use of instruments, techniques of observation. Night lab occasionally substitutes for a lecture period. Required instructional trips. Total of 54 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC credit limitations. See counselor. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #2975  7:00pm- 9:40pm MW      LecLab  P100   SEPIKAS J P 

ASTRON 12 DESCRIPTIVE INTRODUCTION TO ASTRONOMY 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Recommended Preparation: Math 125 or Math 127B or Math 128B
Origin, characteristics and evolution of the solar system, the stars, the galaxies and the universe. No credit if taken after Geol 16 or Astron 1. Total of 54 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass
#0215  6:00pm- 9:20pm Sat     TELE    C333   SEPIKAS J P 
    &                 TBA             ITV    SEPIKAS J P 
No. 0215: Refer to the Telecourses-Distance Education section of this schedule for additional information. 19 on-campus hours, 6-10pm on specific Saturday evenings: 9/08, 9/29, 10/20, 11/03 and 12/08


ASTRON 20 INDEPENDENT STUDY 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Astron 1.
Faculty-guided independent study of a topic in Astronomy. Maximum credit 6 units, 2 units each semester. Total of 36 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #0244                 TBA     I-S     SV06   DOUGLASS D N
         6.8 Hours TBA per week

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